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Community House (former Magistrates Court) – Heritage Building Profile

Fine Art Deco brick and stone building with portico and cupula. By architect C Cowles Voysey in 1939, and forming part of an identifiable group of public buildings Continue reading

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Heritage Building – South Street 08: The Fire Station

Striking stone and brick arches add distinction to this neo-georgian building designed by Stanley Hawkings Continue reading

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Number 8 South Street – HG Wells Dame school

No. 8 South Street is where Mrs Knotts dame school was attended by a young H.G. Wells between 1871 and 1874.  In his autobiography, he describes it as “off with my brother Freddy (who was on no account to let … Continue reading

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